Andy Sheppard Quartet
Andy Sheppard is a Bristol born saxophonist and composer who has been one of the most significant British jazz musicians of the past thirty years. His latest album for ECM Records, “Surrounded by Sea” (2015) features an international quartet including Michel Benita (double bass), Sebastian Rochford (drums) and EyvindAarset (guitar).
"Sheppard has a real way with a tune and an ability to make even the simplest melodic fragments sound profound and beautiful. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann on performances by Vula Viel, Yazz Ahmed, David Sanborn, Hanna Paulsberg, Madeleine Peyroux and two exceptional 'Trios With A Twist', one from Cuba, the other from France.
Ian Mann on performances by Paris / Birmingham Jazz Exchange, Alfa Mist, John Surman's Brass Project, Dan Weiss & Starebaby, Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya, Vels Trio, Joshua Redman and Michael Formanek.